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Over 20 algae species admitted to European market

The Dutch food industry is poised for a significant shift, following the recent addition of over 20 algae species to the EU Novel Food Catalogue. This decision by the European Commission, in collaboration with the compet..

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‘Hygienic design is about reducing the risk'

09 May 2017

At Dutch Food Industry, we observed one day of the ‘Hygienic Design Training’ by Commercial Food Sanitation, an Intralox company. An international group of food industry professionals went back to school for three days, ...

Quality is the common thread

11 April 2017

The biblical expression ‘Live inclusively’ has been passed down by the founding family to become the motto of Dutch fruit and vegetable processing company HAK. Frans Kuijpers, head of the quality department, willingly ex...

Taking slicing and packaging to the highest leve

11 April 2017

Ton Aarnink’s meat factory is based in the Dutch town of Meppel. With his knowledge of the business, his strong team and top-quality machines, this seasoned butcher can make virtually any meat product. Ton Aarnink has...

Winnaar Jaarprijs Goede Voeding 2017

11 April 2017

Albert Heijn/Koninklijke Vezet heeft met de producten Courgette-spaghetti, Bloemkoolrijst en Broccolirijst de Jaarprijs Goede Voeding 2017 gewonnen. Het product kreeg zowel de meeste stemmen van de publieksjury als van d...

Responsible packaging

06 March 2017

Since December 2016 Henri van de Bilt, a BRC/IFS-certified manufacturer of meat products, has been disinfecting sustainably using Nocolyse Food. This has enabled the company to integrate extra safety into its disinfectio...

Evides industriewater, uw waterpartner

06 March 2017

Water is een essentieel onderdeel van veel producten en processen. Evides Industriewater maakt betrouwbaar proceswater voor de voedingsindustrie. Of het nu gaat om water dat wordt gebruikt voor het wassen en transportere...

Food preservation methods

06 March 2017

The discovery that food could be preserved for long periods of time was truly revolutionary! It enabled humans to travel and to survive harsh winters and food shortages. Heating, freezing, drying, pickling, fermenting an...

Brilliant business models in food

07 February 2017

Food will be one of society’s biggest challenges in the future. There are several aspects to that challenge; on the one hand the aim is to produce healthy and sustainable food, and on the other the challenge lies in keep...

Ten million kilos of tomatoes thanks to geothermal heat

07 February 2017

The company Duijvestijn Tomaten in Pijnacker does business as sustainably as possible, such as by using geothermal energy to heat its greenhouses. Director Ted Duijvestijn explains how this innovation came about. “Ene...

Sustainability in agri-food

07 February 2017

Today, society takes a more critical view of food manufacturing companies than ever before. Most election manifestos not only underline the importance of a food policy, but also believe that the policy should be closely ...

'Better product composition has an effect for everyone’

07 February 2017

Jantine Schuit is head of the Centre for Nutrition, Prevention and Health Services of the Netherlands’ National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM) and a professor of health promotion and policy at VU ...

‘Food industry must support farmers’

07 February 2017

With forecast sales growth of 7% per year, the future for organic food in the Netherlands looks rosy. However, this growth depends on more farmers making the transition to organic production, and that cannot be taken for...

A journey through the chain

07 February 2017

According to the Dutch private sector and the government, it is time to take important steps forward in improving the transparency of our food chain in order to safeguard the Netherlands’ future as an agri-food nation.&n...

Supporting research and innovation

14 November 2016

On 28 October, the Eat2Move centre of excellence opened its innovation hub for nutrition and exercise. It is designed for companies that are developing products or services for specific target groups such as athletes or ...

Maintenance and repairs

14 November 2016

The food industry places high demands on floors: they must be able to cope with heavy mechanical loads, be easy to clean thoroughly, offer sufficient anti-slip properties in wet conditions and be resistant to oils, fats ...